“The singing is finely controlled throughout, with attention paid to melodic beauty, intonation and ensemble…”
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  • Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse
  • Piano: Jeremy Filsell
  • Soloists: Fiona Eldridge (Soprano), Julia Field Julia Field (Alto), David Jackson (Tenor), James Cross (Bass), Fiona Eldridge (Soprano), Simon Burges (Tenor)

Released by Guild, September 2000

  • Recorded at Great Hall, Dulwich College, London, February 2000

Pastorale French Choral Music

track listing

Total Time 77.03

No. Title Composer
Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans (1898-1908) Claude Debussy (1898-1918)
1. Dieu! qu’il la fait bon regarder
2. Quant j’ai ouy le tambourin sonner
3. Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain
4. Sérénade d’hiver Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
5. Les Norwègiennes Léon Delibes (1836-1891)
Deux Chansons, op. 68 Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
6. Calme des nuits
7. Les Fleurs et les arbres
8. Baïlèro (‘Chants d’Auvergne’) Joseph Canteloube (1879-1957)
9. L’Amour de moi Joseph Canteloube (1879-1957)
10. Madrigal, op. 35 (1883) Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
11. Pavane, op. 50 (1887) Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Trois Chansons (1916) Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
12. Nicolette
13. Trois beaux Oiseaux du Paradis
14. Ronde
15. Les Nymphes des bois Léo Delibes (1836-1891)
16. Hymne au printemps Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Chansons des bois d’Amaranthe Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
17. O bon Printemps
18. Oiseau des bois
19. Chères Fleurs
20. O Ruisseau
21. Chantez!

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